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Stanislaus State athletes, elementary students join forces against bullying

With October as National Bullying Prevention Month, Wakefield Elementary School wildcats and Stanislaus State warriors teamed up to combat bullies by learning to stick up for friends or themselves, and to be kind.

October 22, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Two cultures, one and the same

Although the languages of Pitman High School and Kyoto Gakuen High School students were different, the captivating smiles seen on the faces of each student on Monday were exactly the same as the two cultures came together for the first time as part of the Turlock-Kyoto Gakuen Exchange Program.

October 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Stanislaus State ranks among elite for student advancement

A list ranking the nation's universities based on upward mobility includes the expected big names like Harvard University, MIT, Stanford University and University of California, Irvine, which occupy the top four spots.

October 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Unified creating program for new teachers

Ever since Hillary Zaklan was a child, she has been fascinated with teaching.

October 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Presentation will address sexual violence on campus

A special presentation geared at stopping sexual violence on campus will be held at California State University, Stanislaus, just as a recently released crime report indicates an increase in sexual assaults at the university,

October 16, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Stanislaus State to review over 100 pay raise requests following settlement

Stanislaus State is required to reevaluate all salary increase applications that date back to March 2012 as a result of a settlement agreement that was reached earlier this year with the California State University Employees Union.

October 16, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD appoints two new trustees to fill vacant school board seats

The decision-making process to determine who would represent Trustee Area 2 came down to the gender of each candidate on Tuesday as the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees voted to appoint Lori Carlson to carry out the remainder of Deborah Martin's term until 2017.

October 15, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


UC Merced to open doors to future Bobcats, community

Prospective students will get a chance to find out just what it is like to be a Bobcat at the University of California, Merced on Saturday during the university's Preview Day, an annual event that invites the community to the research university campus.

October 15, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD continues to explore bussing options for Osborn sixth grade move to Dutcher

The uncertainty of whether or not transportation will be provided next year for Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy sixth graders that will be relocated to Dutcher Middle School has not only frustrated parents, but some Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustee members as well.

October 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Stanislaus State program for underserved students to sunset this year

Although funding for the Program for Academic & Career Excellence program at Stanislaus State is slated to end this year, the success that it has helped Hispanic and underserved first-generation college students achieve over the past six years is far from over.

October 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Denair Unified opposed to boundary line change

A proposal by a Turlock housing developer to redraw the boundary line between Turlock Unified School District and Denair Unified School District has outraged the latter, which says that the new boundary line will send what would be future Denair students to Turlock schools instead.

October 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Meeting the next generation of leaders

Although they have yet to graduate high school, Turlock Unified School District students got a taste of what it takes to lead the City of Turlock from Mayor Gary Soiseth during the Mayor's Youth Conference on Thursday.

October 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Walnut fifth graders size up Monterey sand crabs for research project

Walnut Elementary School fifth graders in Bret Sutterley and Dave Sutton's classes were more than prepared to ditch their desks for the beach earlier this week during their field trip to Monterey Bay, where they participated in a Long-term Monitoring Program and Experiential Training for Students program.

October 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD gives pay bump, increased benefit cap to employees

Despite a slightly lower salary increase from last year, many teachers and employees of Turlock Unified School District still rejoiced on Tuesday following the Board of Trustees' approval of agreements that included a significantly higher District contribution towards the cost of health benefits.

October 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD narrows down candidates for vacant school board seats

After what can only be described as a nail-biting candidate filing process for Turlock Unified School District's Trustee Area 7, Board members will consider candidate Anthony Silva to fulfill the four-year term during a special Board meeting next week.

October 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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Calls renewed for UC Merced medical school

The on-going doctor shortage that plagues the Central Valley region could move a step toward a solution with a renewed call to fund a medical ...

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Dreamers in limbo

As the U.S. Senate turned down plans Thursday night to spare America's 800,000 "Dreamer" immigrants from deportation, the Modesto Junior College Civic ...

February 16, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education


EDUCATION NOTES

The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project is inviting the community to participate in a Dreamers and DACA panel discussion at 7 p.m. Thursday ...

February 13, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Turlock school, administrators earn accolades

Turlock Junior High School and several Turlock Unified School District administrators have been recognized as some of the best in the region and in the ...

February 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education


The New Stan State

Stanislaus State's $52 million project to construct a new student union building – approved by students in 2015 and funded by an increase to the ...

February 09, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Turlock High’s Foote first in Rotary speech contest

William Foote, a Turlock High School senior, claimed first place in the Rotary Club's area division speech contest Friday afternoon at the Ceres Community ...

February 09, 2018 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Education


Valley, Italian growers share best practices

Before the group of 25 Italian farmers arrived at Stanislaus State on Feb. 5, they were tourists, making overnight stays in Las Vegas and San ...

February 09, 2018 | | Education


Denair Unified proposes parcel tax, charter district

The Denair Unified School District Board of Trustees unveiled a plan meant to provide a "bold, new future" for its schools Thursday night, calling for ...

February 09, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education


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